[arch-dev-public] Kernel 4.11 status
seblu at seblu.net
Thu May 11 21:58:37 UTC 2017
On Sun, 2017-05-07 at 21:54 +0200, Bartłomiej Piotrowski wrote:
> On 2017-05-06 08:28, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> > On 05.05.2017 23:32, Bartłomiej Piotrowski wrote:
> > > On 2017-05-05 08:29, Tobias Powalowski via arch-dev-public wrote:
> > > > Your opinion on pushing this to [testing].
> > >
> > > I can't care less about binary modules that keep causing problems. +1
> > > for having 4.11 in [testing].
> > >
> > > Bartłomiej
> > I disagree. We should not break [testing] on purpose. We actually want
> > people to use [testing] to look for unknown bugs. If we want to drop
> > support for the nvidia module that would be a different discussion.
> > Greetings,
> > Pierre
> There is a difference between intentional breakage caused by our
> laziness (we could fix the code, but we did not) and some proprietary
> blob that we don't control. The bug is the driver itself.
We should continue to make no difference between proprietary softwares and not
in our packaging quality as long as they are in our official repositories.
I didn't read a reason to rush on this before getting more feedback from
upstreams. Not to mention that the fix may finally land into the kernel
package, which is pretty open.
Sébastien "Seblu" Luttringer
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